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World Scientist and University Social Sciences / Psychology Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 135 countries, 3159 universities/institutions, and 17.915 scientists by using numerous criteria to present results to be used for the evaluation of productivity and efficiency by individuals and institutions. In addition to sorting by the “total H-index” you can find here, you can examine several rankings and analyses by the "last 5 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 5 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 5 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for registration.

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University / Institution Country Region World Name Country University / Institution Subject Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total
1 1 1 28
Australia Australian Catholic University Australian Catholic University Social Sciences / Psychology

Self-Determination Theory | psychology | intrinsic motivation | education | organizational behavior |

214 177 0.827 423 398 0.941 505128 257933 0.511
1 4 104 255
Netherlands Utrecht University Utrecht University Social Sciences / Psychology

Occupational Health Psychology |

194 151 0.778 547 474 0.867 240983 133109 0.552
1 6 183 387
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Psychology

196 145 0.740 1207 960 0.795 164576 91635 0.557
1 5 7 405
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | personality |

195 143 0.733 596 482 0.809 254009 110504 0.435
1 31 220 464
United Kingdom University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Social Sciences / Psychology

Intelligence | Cognitive Aging | Personality | Psychometrics | Psychology |

195 139 0.713 1374 1092 0.795 152088 84272 0.554
3 152 170 493
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychopathology | intelligence | crime | aging |

209 137 0.656 515 452 0.878 199279 77467 0.389
2 7 231 494
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Psychology

depression | prevention | psychotherapy | meta-analysis | RCTs |

175 137 0.783 762 698 0.916 112652 73859 0.656
7 155 173 503
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

Emotion | Emotion Regulation |

171 136 0.795 479 463 0.967 188002 104481 0.556
3 167 187 532
United States University of Illinois Urbana Champaign University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Social psychology | Personality psychology | Positive Psychology |

194 133 0.686 439 376 0.856 307619 135588 0.441
5 217 239 639
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychology | evolutionary anthropology | cognitive science | evolutionary psychology |

201 123 0.612 740 632 0.854 189138 73824 0.390
3 18 289 658
Germany Technische Universität Dresden Technische Universität Dresden Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychiatrie | Psychologie |

195 122 0.626 882 648 0.735 191422 70972 0.371
3 16 292 666
France CEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives) CEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives) Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Cognitive Neuroscience | Education |

177 122 0.689 468 410 0.876 142564 55859 0.392
6 50 312 710
United Kingdom University College London University College London Social Sciences / Psychology

mind | brain | social interaction |

232 119 0.513 610 425 0.697 223693 55287 0.247
5 288 314 794
United States Nemours Children's Health System Nemours Children's Health System Social Sciences / Psychology

Positive Psychology | Learned Helplessness | Prospection | Depression | Optimism |

177 114 0.644 550 366 0.665 271993 97114 0.357
1 9 351 852
Sweden Karolinska Institute Karolinska Institute Social Sciences / Psychology

Clinical psychology | internet | tinnitus | mood and anxiety disorders |

148 112 0.757 668 583 0.873 77451 45896 0.593
4 358 386 926
United States Rice University Rice University Social Sciences / Psychology

organizational psychology | human factors | teamwork |

178 109 0.612 638 481 0.754 123139 48056 0.390
3 6 92 910
Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental Psychology |

141 109 0.773 1720 1548 0.900 120278 78137 0.650
2 414 444 1045
United States Arizona State University Arizona State University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | psychiatry | pediatrics | neuroscience | family studies |

163 105 0.644 492 409 0.831 121653 45600 0.375
4 78 422 1074
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychosis | schizophrenia | drug abuse |

205 104 0.507 1079 680 0.630 158418 53702 0.339
49 454 490 1144
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

childhood adversity | stress | trauma | affective neuroscience | developmental psychopathology |

109 103 0.945 273 269 0.985 47919 37176 0.776
1 461 499 1160
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Social Sciences / Psychology

personality and social psychology | attachment theory |

147 102 0.694 401 325 0.810 148967 53290 0.358
6 494 537 1250
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | social neuroscience |

142 100 0.704 379 303 0.799 140981 53551 0.380
1 45 551 1269
Canada Université du Québec Montréal Université du Québec Montréal Social Sciences / Psychology

Passion | Motivation | Self | Positive Psychology | Social Psychology |

131 100 0.763 298 259 0.869 92593 42300 0.457
9 524 569 1319
United States Yale University Yale University Social Sciences / Psychology

prejudice | intergroup relations | prosocial behavior |

138 99 0.717 433 374 0.864 91710 39999 0.436
7 556 602 1400
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Neuroscience | Cognitive Psychology | Computational Neuroscience | Cognitive Control | Prefrontal Cortex |

145 97 0.669 431 299 0.694 167049 55422 0.332
10 97 525 1387
United Kingdom University College London University College London Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

116 97 0.836 494 420 0.850 109609 77105 0.703
21 574 622 1445
United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Neuroscience |

165 97 0.588 391 313 0.801 96007 31460 0.328
60 563 610 1416
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

suicide | self-injury | clinical psychology | psychiatry |

116 97 0.836 332 323 0.973 68069 44207 0.649
1 586 634 1473
United States University of Nevada Reno University of Nevada Reno Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | evolutionary psychology | cognitive science | behavior analysis | clinical psychology |

148 96 0.649 447 322 0.720 119388 52017 0.436
27 600 648 1494
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

cognitive neuroscience | neuroimaging | neuroinformatics |

130 96 0.738 316 277 0.877 75538 39726 0.526
6 54 58 1492
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Psychology

Social identity | Identity | Social psychology | Group processes | Leadership |

128 96 0.750 398 348 0.874 71346 40309 0.565
14 111 585 1539
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

139 95 0.683 806 720 0.893 75531 39894 0.528
6 637 687 1585
United States Ohio State University Ohio State University Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | attitudes | persuasion | social cognition | emotion |

156 94 0.603 413 339 0.821 165080 54911 0.333
1 5 166 1581
Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew University of Jerusalem Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | cross cultural psychology | political psychology |

131 94 0.718 245 217 0.886 141029 60009 0.426
5 644 694 1597
United States University of Southern California University of Southern California Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | cognitive psychology | consumer behavior | decision making | survey methodology |

146 94 0.644 394 304 0.772 121265 44779 0.369
3 27 609 1605
Switzerland Université de Geneve Université de Geneve Social Sciences / Psychology

emotion | voice | appraisal | speech | music |

146 94 0.644 442 337 0.762 100406 38331 0.382
3 642 692 1594
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Suicide prevention |

144 94 0.653 649 532 0.820 92102 46695 0.507
8 651 701 1622
United States University of Chicago University of Chicago Social Sciences / Psychology

Affective neuroscience | Developmental neuroscience | Social neuroscience | Cognitive neuroscience |

137 94 0.686 313 271 0.866 80961 32198 0.398
1 119 622 1651
United Kingdom University of York University of York Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Cognitive Psychology | Memory | Working memory |

171 93 0.544 526 339 0.644 213355 56818 0.266
7 711 767 1752
United States Boston University Boston University Social Sciences / Psychology

Clinical Psychology | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Anxiety Disorders | Social Anxiety |

128 92 0.719 426 357 0.838 68385 39817 0.582

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2 135 667 1775
United Kingdom University of Derby University of Derby Social Sciences / Psychology

compassion | clinical psychology | evolution | self-compassion |

121 92 0.760 320 264 0.825 60261 31381 0.521
10 732 789 1797
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

Personality five- factor model. NEO-PI-R |

161 91 0.565 450 332 0.738 189931 58382 0.307
12 738 797 1817
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

Social Psychology | Social Cognition | Health Psychology |

144 91 0.632 361 230 0.637 149373 40579 0.272
6 69 74 1829
Australia University of New South Wales University of New South Wales Social Sciences / Psychology

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder |

139 91 0.655 634 531 0.838 71245 35902 0.504
6 764 824 1885
United States University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Social Sciences / Psychology

Affect | Personality | Psychopathology |

128 90 0.703 303 267 0.881 163427 63157 0.386
40 825 889 2018
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychopathology | developmental neuroscience |

149 89 0.597 444 397 0.894 81161 32654 0.402
1 75 741 2024
Germany Max Planck Institute for Human Development; Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung Max Planck Institute for Human Development; Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Developmental Psychology | Cognitive Science | Behavioural Science |

120 89 0.742 414 360 0.870 63137 31378 0.497
7 848 914 2072
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | language | health |

130 88 0.677 356 246 0.691 113715 43724 0.385
5 859 926 2093
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Education |

139 88 0.633 374 309 0.826 89362 35907 0.402
1 864 931 2103
United States San Diego State University San Diego State University Social Sciences / Psychology

generations | personality | social psychology | gender roles |

98 88 0.898 168 160 0.952 61691 34217 0.555
9 880 949 2146
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Psychology

affective science | positive psychology | social psychology | psychology |

103 87 0.845 196 182 0.929 125318 60777 0.485
2 882 951 2149
United States Indiana University Bloomington Indiana University Bloomington Social Sciences / Psychology

Network Science | Computational Neuroscience | Theoretical Neuroscience | Connectome | Connectomics |

108 87 0.806 258 212 0.822 92273 52745 0.572
1 174 803 2191
United Kingdom Birkbeck University of London Birkbeck University of London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology neuroscience |

132 87 0.659 563 354 0.629 82094 33647 0.410
1 7 247 2210
Israel Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Social Sciences / Psychology

Attachment | Emotion Regulation | Personality and Social Psychology | Close relationships |

135 87 0.644 380 301 0.792 78067 30474 0.390
1 177 809 2206
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Social Sciences / Psychology

media and communications | children and internet | audiences | media literacy | children's rights in the digital environment |

116 87 0.750 371 280 0.755 66667 31217 0.468

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16 176 808 2205
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental Psychology | Developmental Neuroscience | ADHD |

124 87 0.702 407 345 0.848 66100 31464 0.476
10 897 967 2195
United States New York University New York University Social Sciences / Psychology

Social Psychology | Political Psychology |

101 87 0.861 224 200 0.893 60250 33223 0.551
1 904 974 2219
United States University of Georgia University of Georgia Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | narcissism | personality | self | psychedelics |

102 87 0.853 205 197 0.961 51667 28995 0.561
22 949 1023 2325
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

clinical psychology |

130 86 0.662 469 394 0.840 59748 28977 0.485
8 972 1048 2376
United States University of Oregon University of Oregon Social Sciences / Psychology

attention |

157 85 0.541 433 254 0.587 174374 44132 0.253
48 996 1074 2433
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

eating disorders | obesity | depression | clinical psychology | psychiatry |

131 85 0.649 303 277 0.914 69818 27362 0.392
4 993 1071 2427
United States University of Maryland University of Maryland Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychology |

142 85 0.599 514 442 0.860 69010 28772 0.417
1 1021 1099 2490
United States Claremont Graduate University Claremont Graduate University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | social psychology | leadership | social identity | group processes |

135 84 0.622 307 265 0.863 108778 41456 0.381
4 1014 1092 2476
United States University of Virginia University of Virginia Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | social psychology | methodology | open science | metascience |

100 84 0.840 203 181 0.892 90008 59444 0.660
19 210 915 2493
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychopharmacology | biological psychiatry |

121 84 0.694 568 394 0.694 81196 40641 0.501
4 1062 1144 2580
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Social Influence | Power and Politics | Reputation | and Political Skill |

126 84 0.667 322 264 0.820 59797 24432 0.409
11 1083 1169 2634
United States Northwestern University Northwestern University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | social psychology | gender | attitudes | leadership |

118 83 0.703 235 184 0.783 141164 56228 0.398
54 1090 1178 2651
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | cultural psychology | self | choice | motivaton |

122 83 0.680 240 187 0.779 123322 38861 0.315
113 1089 1177 2650
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

Schizophrenia | ADHD | Neuropsychology |

146 83 0.568 522 437 0.837 88241 40875 0.463
10 1100 1188 2675
United States Ohio State University Ohio State University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychololgy |

114 83 0.728 373 326 0.874 59720 32885 0.551
1 1127 1216 2732
United States George Mason University George Mason University Social Sciences / Psychology

well-being | personality psychology | anxiety | positive psychology | emotion regulation |

105 83 0.790 219 203 0.927 40449 24544 0.607
11 45 996 2738
Switzerland Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Social Sciences / Psychology

Risk perception | Risk Communication | Consumer behaviour | Environmental Psychology |

99 83 0.838 318 288 0.906 35894 23586 0.657
11 1142 1232 2758
United States Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | social psychology | psychoneuroimmunology | health psychology | social support |

132 82 0.621 302 219 0.725 171934 66373 0.386
2 1144 1234 2769
United States University of Miami University of Miami Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology |

146 82 0.562 386 294 0.762 169295 58043 0.343
29 1146 1236 2774
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

103 82 0.796 182 164 0.901 117824 55856 0.474
11 1168 1263 2829
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Psychology

evolutionary psychology | personality | social psychology | sexuality | sex differences |

127 82 0.646 301 245 0.814 90408 29909 0.331
2 6 130 2864
New Zealand University of Otago University of Otago Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology |

153 82 0.536 444 315 0.709 84067 26482 0.315
4 1183 1280 2868
United States Purdue University Purdue University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychopathy | personality | personality assessment | personality disorders | impulsivity |

106 82 0.774 252 238 0.944 53024 26130 0.493
2 241 1058 2926
United Kingdom University of Nottingham University of Nottingham Social Sciences / Psychology

applied linguistics | second language acquisition | motivation |

94 81 0.862 144 123 0.854 107262 54784 0.511
2 12 356 3047
Israel Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | neuroscience |

103 81 0.786 249 224 0.900 39325 21430 0.545
8 1300 1412 3152
United States University of Maryland University of Maryland Social Sciences / Psychology

motivation | cognition | terrorism | political violence | epistemology |

116 80 0.690 365 302 0.827 65498 27802 0.424
3 1326 1439 3202
United States Louisiana State University Louisiana State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

116 80 0.690 256 214 0.836 57804 20678 0.358
17 1293 1405 3142
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Psychology

Computational Models of Cognition | Cognitive Science | Machine Learning | Cognitive Psychology | Bayesian Statistics |

101 80 0.792 311 265 0.852 55251 29398 0.532
37 1376 1491 3305
United States University of California San Diego University of California San Diego Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology | Language processing | Reading |

155 79 0.510 397 316 0.796 90559 28362 0.313
5 1395 1512 3337
United States University of Arizona University of Arizona Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology |

126 79 0.627 285 232 0.814 73104 25287 0.346
14 1374 1488 3300
United States University of California San Francisco University of California San Francisco Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | public health | medicine | socioeconomic status |

114 79 0.693 337 261 0.774 63085 28877 0.458
31 1398 1515 3342
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychoneuroimmunology | Depression | Sleep disturbance | Immunity | Aging |

120 79 0.658 399 307 0.769 53788 24696 0.459
3 8 153 3384
New Zealand University of Auckland University of Auckland Social Sciences / Psychology

Neuropsychology | neurorehabilitation | stroke | traumatic brain injury |

86 78 0.907 172 163 0.948 141845 112675 0.794
3 145 154 3394
Australia Deakin University Deakin University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | work psychology | burnout | stress | civility |

101 78 0.772 212 182 0.858 119755 60433 0.505
13 1437 1554 3432
United States Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychological Contracts | Idiosyncratic Deals | Evidence Based Management | Organizational Behavior | Human Resource Management |

107 78 0.729 207 162 0.783 99590 34699 0.348

Institutional Subscription (Discount and Free Institutional Academic Performance Report)

3 1475 1593 3508
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Psychology

child and adolescent clinical psychology | treatment of anxiety disorders |

147 78 0.531 546 376 0.689 81078 24922 0.307
23 1449 1566 3457
United States University of Michigan University of Michigan Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | neuroscience | motivation | emotion | addiction |

113 78 0.690 211 175 0.829 79548 29787 0.374
1 1466 1583 3492
United States University of Memphis University of Memphis Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | discourse | language | artificial intelligence | education |

132 78 0.591 564 378 0.670 74502 26712 0.359
39 293 1244 3496
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Neuroscience | Language | Developmental disorders |

137 78 0.569 377 294 0.780 69834 25996 0.372
5 289 1234 3453
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Social Sciences / Psychology

attitudes | health behavior | health psychology | applied social psychology | social psychology |

117 78 0.667 337 283 0.840 69392 30257 0.436
4 1476 1594 3509
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Psychology

anxiety | anxiety disorders | cognitive behavior therapy | social anxiety | dental anxiety |

133 78 0.586 418 306 0.732 66860 24901 0.372
1 300 1264 3565
United Kingdom University of Saint Andrews University of Saint Andrews Social Sciences / Psychology

Perception | Evolutionary Psychology | Recognition | Face Perception |

135 78 0.578 302 247 0.818 66607 18287 0.275
14 1500 1619 3562
United States Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Development | Mathematical Development | Children's Learning |

114 78 0.684 262 181 0.691 58642 19295 0.329
4 153 162 3530
Australia Macquarie University Macquarie University Social Sciences / Psychology

Anxiety |

119 78 0.655 380 310 0.816 57009 22664 0.398
9 1446 1563 3452
United States University of Illinois Urbana Champaign University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Social Sciences / Psychology

Personality Psychology |

102 78 0.765 214 204 0.953 56734 30274 0.534